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About the Special Needs Teacher / Coordinator Position
Position Start Date August 2018
About GDQ International Christian School
Founded in 1993, GDQ International Christian School provides the international community in Tirana, Albania, a Christ-centered, academically enriching and international education. We are MSA-CESS (Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools) and ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) accredited and fully compliant with the Albanian Ministry of Education.
Along with providing a quality K-12 educational program, we desire to participate in the continual improvement of the educational standard of our host country and play a part in furthering the gospel throughout Albania and the Balkans. We invite you to join with us in making a difference in Albania! University degree is required for all teaching positions.
Teaching license is preferred, but not required, for teaching positions.
Housing allowance of $280/month.
Flight reimbursement up to $800 once a year. Continuous professional development
Albania Country Facts
3,029,278 (July 2015 est.)
Muslim 56.7%, Roman Catholic 10%, Orthodox 6.8%
Below Poverty Line
14.3% (2012 est.)
Country Summary (from the World Factbook)
Albania declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1912, but was conquered by Italy in 1939, and occupied by Germany in 1943. Communist partisans took over the country in 1944. Albania allied itself first with the USSR (until 1960), and then with China (to 1978). In the early 1990s, Albania ended 46 years of xenophobic communist rule and established a multiparty democracy. The transition has proven challenging as successive governments have tried to deal with high unemployment, widespread corruption, dilapidated infrastructure, powerful organized crime networks, and combative political opponents. ++ Albania has made progress in its democratic development since first holding multiparty elections in 1991, but deficiencies remain. International observers judged elections to be largely free and fair since the restoration of political stability following the collapse of pyramid schemes in 1997; however, most of Albania's post-communist elections have been marred by claims of electoral fraud. Albania joined NATO in April 2009 and in June 2014 became a candidate for EU accession. Although Albania's economy continues to grow, it has slowed, and the country is still one of the poorest in Europe. A large informal economy and an inadequate energy and transportation infrastructure remain obstacles.
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Who We Are
We wholeheartedly desire to serve our Father’s world, to love Jesus Christ, and to see individuals and communities transformed by His Spirit through education.
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